Frye Regional Medical Center

Frye Regional Medical Center has been providing advanced medical services to people living in Hickory and central western North Carolina for over one hundred years. Offering specialized care for complex needs, Frye provides quality treatment through a convenient network of hospital and outpatient locations.

FRMC is truly a regional health center, offering preventive medicine, general medicine, and specialty services from Boone to Lincolnton. The main campus, a 355-bed hospital located in downtown Hickory, includes a comprehensive heart center, orthopedics, maternity services, cancer treatment and support, and many other specialties.  Frye also supports the local community, through an active team of employees, donating millions in charity care, and paying millions in local taxes each year.

FRMC has received many awards for its commitment to quality care, including: Gold Performance Achievement Award in Cardiac Care and Silver Quality Achievement in Stroke Care from the American Heart Association, a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery, Blue Distinction Center+ Designation for Quality and Efficiency, and most recently, the Women’s Choice Award for Excellence in Orthopedics.